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Lxxxix. 15. Henry Docwra, Docwra’s Derry: A Narration of Events in North-West Ulster, 1600–1604, ed. 48. 16. , presented to the Earl of Essex in 1599, Prefatory Note by Hiram Morgan; transcription of the text by Hiram Morgan, with annotations by Kenneth W. Nicholls and Hiram Morgan. 181. 17. cxv. 18. The Ouer-throw of an Irish rebel, in a late battaile (London, 1608), sig. A3r. 19. Thomas Churchyard, A Scourge for Rebels (London, 1584), sig. B1v. 20. 10, 28–9. 21. Thomas Churchyard, A Generall Rehearsall of Warres (London, 1579), sig.
Eventually, Radigund delivers a decisive blow: that stroke so cruell passage found, That glauncing on her [Britomart’s] shoulder plate, it bit Vnto the bone, and made a griesly wound, That she her shield through raging smart of it Could scarse vphold. 1–5) But Britomart’s pain only ratchets up a desire to requite pain with pain: For hauing force increast through furious paine, She her [Radigund] so rudely on the helmet smit, That it empierced to the very braine, And her proud person low prostrated on the plaine.
205, 317–18. 43. 272. 44. 291. 45. 16. 46. 36. On the devotional frenzy excited by Bishop O’Deveny’s execution in 1611, see Barnabe Riche, Catholicke Conference (London, 1612), sig. 4v-6r. On the subversion of pain more generally, see Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure and Punishment in Medieval Culture (London: Reaktion, 2005). 47. 35. 48. 16. 49. 107–18. 50. Aonghus Ó Dálaigh, ‘A cholann do-chím gan cheann’, in Leabhar Branach: The Book of the O’Byrnes, ed. 2). 132–44. Spenser allegorised Feagh McHugh O’Byrne, as he was known to the English, as Malengin.